I’ve been asked this by several people over the past year. And, having been somewhat more active on Twitter lately, I think it would be a good idea to actually explain both what Twitter is and why you should care.
First, some terms you need to know:
- Twitter is a social networking application and website that allows you to broadcast short messages to large groups of people.
- A Tweet is one of these short-format messages.
- A Tweep is a user on Twitter – think of it as a Twitter Peep.
Use in a sentence: Twitter is a tool you use to send Tweets to your Tweeps. [Read more...]